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Data Product Lead - API


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AL

Req ID:  82874
Facility:  Rotterdamnn-548
Department:  Data Intelligence
Division:  Innovation


This is Lyondellbasell


As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role


LyondellBasell has fully committed to achieving its vision as “The Chemical Company of the Future” and an industry leader in the areas of Sustainability and Customer Experience. The Digital Enterprise that will act as the foundation for enabling this vision will be built upon three pillars: A modern and extensible technology architecture, an ERP backbone that supports new business models, and a team of talented technologists that are empowered to build innovative solutions and digital products. At the intersection of these pillars, the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence is building the data foundation and a catalog of data products, analytical applications, and enterprise services that give users across our company the tools, data, and guidance to generate insights.


The Data Product Lead will be responsible for leading, implementing and maintaining the real-time data acquisition and collection of OT (operational technology) data from LYB manufacturing plant sites in a secured, reliable and optimal manner. The lead will be responsible for the OT Data Product line addressing standard data governance and data management to implement the roadmap.

These are the roles & responsibilities


  • Collaborate and drive the technical vision and delivery for Data APIs at enterprise scale to establish an interoperable data driven integration for Analytics usage.
  • Engage with multiple teams both inside and outside the Data & Analytics CoE, such as the product teams, Enterprise Architecture team, etc. to work on the execution, solution and leading the end to end real time OT data acquisition and management.
  • Detail out and refine higher-level architecture decisions into a lower-level executional design working with the technical and security architects.
  • Establish the data access layer for a reliable and sustainable enterprise solution that enables high value impact use cases.
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with our partner organizations, helping to align our technical efforts with external needs.
  • Work with vendor solutions to implement
  • Responsible for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding of system-level items provided by the vendor and work with them to enable future roadmap software features as needed by LYB
  • Clearly and crisply communicate architectural decisions, plans, and standards for the products we create and support.
  • Proactively support and Implement processes for application, database code deployment and synchronization across environments.
  • Lead technical team members to deliver and support all features of the data api eco-system.
  • Lead the build out of reliable and end to end data monitoring and Data quality products.
  • Report on metrics associated with the services and programs and in relation to the quarterly and annual objectives.
  • Coordinate and effectively communicate across internal and external teams inclusive on progress status, roadblocks and mitigation plans.
  • Own and maintain the product back log and lead to execution using Agile methodology.

This is what you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Solid understanding and actual hands on experience in developing secured real-time data streaming solutions at scale.
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in architecting, developing, and successfully operationalizing complex/large scale projects using data APIS  for real-time integration.
  • At least 6 years’ development experience on C#, ASP.Net, Web Services, Entity Frameworks, MVC, Web API and SQL Servers At least 4-6 years of delivery experience on Cloud (Azure, GCP, Amazon).
  • At least 4+ experience with Docker, Kubernetes and cloud technologies such as Azure/AWS/GCP. 
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in developing, designing, and deploying end to end batch / real-time solutions.
  • Relevant knowledge in network security architecture to integrate on prem and cloud systems.
  • Professional experience in developing optimized stored procedures and performing analytical functions on the data sets.
  • At least 4+ experience with Docker, Kubernetes and cloud technologies such as AWS 
  • 4+ years of work experience in manufacturing domain such as Chemicals, Oil/Gas, etc.
  • Previously worked in agile and scrum
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated

This is what we hope you will bring


  • Years of combined experience with building responsive UIs with modern front-end technologies.
  • Solid knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, Modern Javascript, JQuery, and CSS)
  • Some experience in working with Historians such as Aspen tech IP21, OSI PI, Honeywell, Bentley Nevada.
  • Experience in Control discipline such as Historians, Distributed control systems (DCS), Programmable logic controllers (PLC), Supervisory control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • DevOps on an cloud platform
  • Real-time ingestion: Kafka, Confluent, Message queues.
  • IoT, event-driven, microservices, containers/Kubernetes in the cloud
  • Certifications in Azure or any cloud data products or services.
  • Understanding of statistics and mathematical techniques to solve real business problems.
  • Functional experience in manufacturing business domain.
  • Experience with global enterprise environment or major consulting firm is a plus


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

This is what we offer


We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.



Please feel free to contact Dennie Verberne at dennie.verberne @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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